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* The CBJ% shown for contests is determined by the percentage of Certified Judges in attendance the previous year.
* All State Championships are subject to the approval of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® and Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue

July 2018

07/06/18
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07/07/18
*Ceramic City Jazz, Blues, & BBQ Festival East Liverpool, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kathy Hyatt-Smith, East Liverpool, OH 43920
Phone: 330-303-7274. info@elcpr.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Results not in.
07/06/18
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07/08/18
I Love Barbecue & Music Festival Lake Placid, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dmitry Feld, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone: 5185232071. dmitry@usaluge.org
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Results not in.
07/06/18
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07/07/18
Wine Country Big Q Competition and Festival Petaluma, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Judy Groverman Walker, Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone: 707-837-1928. judy@wcbigq.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Results not in.
07/06/18
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07/07/18
Johnson County BBQ Challenge Warrensburg, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jason Beckner, Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-238-3976. Jason@ahern.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Hope Skinner, Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 816-442-5394. hope.skinner52@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Results not in.
07/07/18
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07/08/18
Smokin in the Park (BACKYARD ONLY) Whitewell, TN
Contact: William Adams, Whitewell, TN 37397
Phone: 423-421-1633. willadamsracing@aol.com
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Results not in.
07/12/18
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07/14/18
SC Festival Of Discovery Greenwood, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Julie Wilkie, Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: 864-942-8411. julie.wilkie@gwdcity.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Lindsay Burns, Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: 864-953-8464. lindsay.burns@gwdcity.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, DOUG REID, MIKE GARRETSON, RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
*Gold Ribbin' BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay-Heat1 Green Bay, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steven Krueger, Green Bay, WI 54115
Phone: 9206175553. sjk@lcojlaw.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off & Cruise In Day 1 Jamestown, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Wiley, Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-879-1176. ed@allardtland.com
Contact: Tom Roberts, Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-704-8873. tom@allardtland.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/15/18
*Niagara Summer Daze BBQ Classic Niagara Falls, Ontario ,
Contact: Chad James, Niagara Falls, Ontario , L2E 6S4
Phone: 289-690-0453. niagarasdteam@outlook.com
Contact: James Peters, Niagara Falls, Ontario , L2E 6S4
jim@jamespeters.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
*2018 Clayton BBQ Cook-off Clayton, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rory Richmond, Clayton, CA 94517
Phone: 9258648687. rrichmond509@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: IAN SCHMIDT, JULIE POE
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
*Ohio Veterans Barbecue Cook-Off Kettering, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Betsy Ann Law, Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: 937-433-9327. law.19@wright.edu
Contact: TEAM CONTACT:Joe Law, Kentshire Dr, Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: 9374345980. legionpost598@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: STEVE GRINSTEAD, SCOTT GRINSTEAD
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
*17th Annual Bordertown Bash (JUDGES REG STARTS APRIL 2,2018) Fort Smith, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Brandi Miller, JUDGES REG STARTS APRIL 2,2018, Fort Smith, AR 72915
BMILLER@arvest.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Daniel Moore, Fort Smith, AR 72915
Phone: 479-650-9135. trolleytimebbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
9th Annual Vista BBQ Classic(JUDGES FULL) Vista, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Robert Stouffer, Vista, CA 92057
Phone: 951-961-8870. cabbqrobert@gmail.com
Contact: Judges Full
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Results not in.
07/13/18
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07/14/18
*Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest Mayetta, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tracy Satterfield, Mayetta, KS 66509
Phone: 816-806-9402. tracy@thinkbbq.com
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, LARRY HADLEY
Results not in.
07/14/18
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07/15/18
*Gold Ribbin' BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay-Heat 2 Green Bay, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steven Krueger, Green Bay, WI 54115
Phone: 9206175553. sjk@lcojlaw.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results not in.
07/14/18
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07/15/18
Vienna BBQ Days Vienna ,
Contact: Alexander Dobernig, Vienna,Austria, 1210
Phone: +43 1 2310602. office@exotica.at
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results not in.
07/14/18
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07/15/18
Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off & Cruise In Day 2 Jamestown, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Wiley, Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-879-1176. ed@allardtland.com
Contact: Tom Roberts, Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-704-8873. tom@allardtland.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results not in.
07/14/18
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07/14/18
*Binghamton BBQ Bash(COMPETITOR'S) Johnson City, NY
Contact: Shannon Fallon, Johnson City, NY 13790
Phone: 607-725-0478. shannon@keybrandinglabs.com
KCBS Reps: KATHIE DAKAI, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results not in.
07/20/18
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07/21/18
BBQ 'Loo & Blues TOO! Waterloo, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cindy Wells, Waterloo, Ia 50703
Phone: 319-404-7308. cjwsews@mchsi.com
KCBS Reps: TOM JUHL, CINDY JUHL
Results not in.
07/20/18
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07/21/18
*Chillin & Grillin in the Glades Wise, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Rick Back, Wise, VA 24293
Phone: 540-335-4698. Chillinjudges@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Greg Cross, Wise, VA 24293
Phone: 276-328-2889. gmmcross@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results not in.
07/20/18
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07/21/18
*Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown Peoria, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Brad Hall, Peoria, IL 61614
brad@cibbq.org
Contact: Brandon Bressner, Peoria, IL 61614
Phone: 309-360-3656. Brandon@cibbq.org
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Results not in.
07/20/18
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07/21/18
*Cookin On Kampeska Watertown, SD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Keriann Beadnell, Watertown, SD 57201
Phone: (605) 886-5814. Keriann@watertownsd.com
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Results not in.
07/21/18
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07/22/18
3rd Black Forest Smoke & Wine Festival Bad Bellingen,
Contact: Michael Koepf, michael@dragon-bbq.de, Bad Bellingen, Germany, 79418
michael@dragon-bbq.de
Contact: Stefanie Woerdehoff, Bad Bellingen, Germany, 79418
Stefanie@dragon-bbq.de
KCBS Reps: Mayco van Galen, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Results not in.
07/21/18
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07/22/18
Rotary Ribs and Rhythm & Blues Auburn, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Ed Helinski, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: 315-664-3103. eddhelinski@yahoo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Paul Barrus, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: 315-237-7859. pbarrus@roadrunner.com
KCBS Reps: DON MULLER, NANCY MULLER
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
*Canadian County CASA's All Fired Up for Kids BBQ El Reno, OK
Contact: Debra Roberts, El Reno, OK 73036
Phone: 405-921-3774. info@allfiredupforkids.org
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
Smoke in the Grove Spring Grove, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John McLucas, Spring Grove, PA 17362
Phone: 717-225-5791. jmclucas@springgroveboro.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, ANGELA MCKEE
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
*EffingHam-Jam Effingham, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Becky Brown, Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-342-4147. nlasing@effinghamcountychamber.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, VICKI PEYTON
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
*Up in Smoke BBQ Bash Mason City, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ruth Miller, Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: 641-421-0577. upinsmokebbqbash@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: TOM JUHL, WILLIAM GAGE
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
Dodge City Days Smokin' Saddles BBQ Contest Dodge City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Scott Wadley, Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: 620-430-5017. scottwadley510@yahoo.com
Contact: Abby Lewis, Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: 6202273119. alewis@dodgechamber.com
KCBS Reps: LYNDA VOTH, LARRY VOTH
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
*Fire on the Mountain Leburn, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Amburgey, Leburn, KY 41831
Phone: 606-497-8865. Camburgey@KnottKy.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
Smokin Hot Cars & BBQ Iola, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John Brocker, Iola, KS 66749
Phone: 620-365-1672. bbq@iola-rotary.org
Contact: Judy Works, Iola, KS 66749
Phone: 620-363-0625. bbq@iola-rotary.org
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
*Cotton Pickin BBQ Cook-off Hartselle, Al
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danielle Gibson, Hartselle, AL 35640
Phone: 256-773-4370. danielle@hartsellechambers.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Results not in.
07/27/18
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07/28/18
BBBrew For Hope Fort Collins, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Andrew Stewart, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: 970-219-6227. andrew.d.r.stewart@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL WINTER, DEL ANDERSON
Results not in.
07/28/18
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07/29/18
*Gilroy Garli-Que Challenge Gilroy, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Michael Davis, Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: 408-761-1501. mekidadad1@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Results not in.
07/28/18
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07/29/18
The Harpoon Brewery BBQ Festival WINDSOR, VT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Fitz Granger, WINDSOR, VT 05089
Phone: 617-574-9551. fitz@Harpoon.com
Contact: Matt DiPietro, WINDSOR, VT 05089
bbqjudges@harpoonbrewery.com
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY
Results not in.
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